Austin was born in 1894. He was Commander of the 752nd Military Police Battalion of Tule Lake, California from 1943-45. He
retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. Collection contains records of events and exhibits related to the internment
of Japanese Americans at Camp Tule Lake, California between October 1943 and October 1945. Includes copies of official files,
biographical materials related to Col. Verne Austin and personal correspondence. Also contains scattered issues of the following
newspapers published in the Tule Lake relocation Center:
The Tulean Dispatch,
Newell Star, and
Tsurureiki Shimp. Materials in this collection are primarily in English, with some in Japanese.
Austin was born in 1894; he was Commander of the 752nd Military Police Battalion, Tule Lake, California, 1943-45; he retired
from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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